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Friday, May 12, 2006

After a seven day trial the jury returned a verdict on Tuesday, May 9, in favor of Nixon Peabody's client, Sigma-Aldrich. The plaintiff claimed serious injury due to exposure to an allegedly contaminated research reagent. Plaintiff's original settlement demand was $2 million reduced to 925K before trial. The trial team was Joe Leghorn, Chris Allen and Tavares Brewington, ably assisted by Mike Swiatocha, Judy Barnes and April Bonwit. This team has brought in two successful verdicts in two trials over the last five and a half weeks!

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